Number two on the list is to reuse items. Can you reuse something that you thought
was previously depleted? How about putting small items in an old jar as an example?
Number three on the list is to recycle items that can no longer be used. When items
cannot be reused, make sure they still serve a purpose and get turned into something
Number one on the list is to reduce use of resources whenever possible. Do you really
need the latest and greatest, or will the old product still get the job done?
WE ALL HOLD THE KEY TO MAKING OUR PLANET A GREENER PLACE TO LIVE
Greenkey.com is dedicated to environmental improvements and making our planet a nicer
place to live. We believe good stewardship of our planet is everyone’s responsibility.
Hopefully Greenkey.com will prove to be useful as more content will be added. Just
as everything in life, Greenkey.com will always be a work in progress.
Listed below are ways we all can help the environment and are ordered by their beneficial
When items become broken, repair rather than replace when feasible. Other ways to
reduce is to look for products that use less packaging. Purchase frequently used
items in bulk packaging when possible.
Buy used products rather than new. Great sources for used products are flea markets,
garage sales, thrift stores, and consignment shops. Another simple idea is to take
your own reusable grocery bags to the supermarket when you shop.
When making purchasing decisions, look for products that can be recycled easily.
Typically, this includes paper, plastic, glass, and aluminum. Also try to purchase
products that have been manufactured with recycled materials.